Cloud computing pricing and economics News
October 21, 2016
Google is revamping its Cloud Storage services to woo users and challenge AWS with price cuts, lifecycle management and cold storage with quicker retrieval times than Amazon Glacier.
October 05, 2016
The latest Azure price cuts may not mean much to those using higher-level services, but they're an incentive for on-premises users Microsoft wants to entice to the cloud.
September 16, 2016
Managing cloud costs offers different challenges than on-premises budgeting. While users and providers are getting better, it's still a maturing space.
July 29, 2016
A cloud service agreement helps providers and users know what to expect before going into business together – but it's crucial to read the fine print and understand the different commitments for ...
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Some organizations rush into a cloud migration, assuming cost savings are a guarantee. But not all applications are meant for the public cloud, and moving them may cost you more. Continue Reading
With expanded Azure licensing options from Microsoft, some enterprises moving workloads to the cloud won't have to repurchase software they already own. Continue Reading
AWS has been king of the public cloud mountain for years. But now, Azure is steadily climbing up, with a host of new services in tow. Continue Reading
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For many organizations, the public cloud is a way to cut costs -- but some apps may be costing you more in the cloud than you think. Find out which enterprise apps are better left on premises. Continue Reading
Auto scaling services help admins identify underused resources and reduce public cloud costs. Learn how load balancing and tagging can maximize those benefits. Continue Reading
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Not satisfied with the standard instance types from your public cloud provider? Consider customizing your own to cut down on costs and unneeded resources. Continue Reading
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Many businesses expect cloud to be cheaper, but cost-efficiency is no guarantee. To reap cloud's financial rewards, devise a cost optimization plan. Continue Reading